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Can radiation therapy be used to prevent scar tissue regrowth?
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Keloids are hypertrophic or very thick scars in predisposed patients who form them. They must be excised and the new incision radiated to prevent the keloid.
Treating a keloid as is does not get rid of it or shrink it with radiation.

In brief: Yes
Keloids are hypertrophic or very thick scars in predisposed patients who form them. They must be excised and the new incision radiated to prevent the keloid.
Treating a keloid as is does not get rid of it or shrink it with radiation.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Radiation can be used to treat keloids.
It is most commonly done right after (i.e. The same day) as the surgical removal of the keloid.

In brief: Yes
Radiation can be used to treat keloids.
It is most commonly done right after (i.e. The same day) as the surgical removal of the keloid.
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
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